Lone Star Corporate College to present seminar on business and mediation

Published on: April 23, 2012

HOUSTON (April 23, 2012) –  Lone Star Corporate College will offer the “Business and Mediation” professional development seminar as part of the Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series.

The seminar will be held on Friday, May 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lone Star Community Building, 5000 Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands.

The seminar is non-technical and is geared toward anyone interested in learning how to dispel the common myths about business and mediation, including business owners and anyone who deals with clients, vendors and/or subcontractors. In addition, it will also explore how mediation can save time, money and relationships for businesses or individuals.

At the May 11 presentation, attendees will learn about the advantages of mediation, why many courts will order mediation, and who or what can be mediated. The differences between mediation, arbitration and litigation will also be discussed.

Gerri Dorsett, owner of Resolve Today and a TMCA credentialed distinguished mediator, will present the seminar along with David Swallow, a TMCA credentialed advanced mediator.  Dorsett completed training at the WorkLife Institute in Houston and has facilitated for community projects such as a question/answer evening with politicians and citizens as well as the Harris County Public Health & Environmental Service, and citizens in the Houston area.

The seminar is only $25 and includes lunch. Registration is required. To register, go to LoneStar.edu/Professional-Seminars or call 281.290.2925.

With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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